Nerissa Cooney is an arts organizer, design strategist, and project manager working at the intersection of social justice and the creative sector. She collaborates with arts organizations, artists, studios, designers, and companies large and small to create opportunities and innovative solutions for all kinds of creative projects.
She is also a co-founder and co-director of Ulises, a bookshop and project space dedicated to artists’ books and independent art publications that explores the relationship between publics and publications. Nerissa has been the project manager of the Poetic Justice Group at MIT Media Lab and the Director of Programming and Community Engagement at the contemporary art center, Mana Contemporary. Additionally, she has co-founded a social-justice-focused graphic design studio, a micro-granting dinner for creative community-based projects, and a coop co-working space.
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